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Kenny Broad’s Biscayne Bay


The BioBlitz at Biscayne National Park “is in my backyard this year” says University of Miami environmental anthropologist and National Geographic Emerging Explorer Kenny Broad. He spent the day taking BioBlitz field teams and photographers across and around the bay in his boat.


Here, he speaks with National Geographic News editor David Braun, reflects on the threats from near and far to Biscayne’s ecosystems and how people perceive those threats, and discusses the spiritual significance of the ocean.

Read more about David’s interview with Kenny and get more BioBlitz coverage on the NatGeo News Watch blog.

Photos by Tim Greenleaf


  1. A.J. Prater
    Forth Worth Texas
    May 3, 2011, 5:15 pm

    iam doing a project for class and i have to pick a career and i like marine arcioligy and bioligy. i whached your episode on i think nova and thouth that it was very interesting. will you anser my questions for my project.just to let you know if you do respond start it with a.J. you sun…